Congo

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

Over 100mn driven from their homes around the world: UNHCR

More than 100 million people have been driven from their homes around the world, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Monday, citing new data about those escaping violence, conflict, persecution and human rights violations.

February 25, 2019
February 25, 2019

Love for Bangla in Congo

In the Central African country of Democratic Republic of the Congo, a Bangladeshi will be pleasantly surprised to hear sweet Bangla songs, drifting in from somewhere.

January 10, 2019
January 10, 2019

Opposition's Tshisekedi wins Congo presidential election

Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission on Thursday declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the surprise winner of last month's presidential election, a result that sets the stage for the country's first democratic transfer of power.

May 19, 2018
May 19, 2018

Peace begins with smile

When one walks through the entrance to the Bangladesh Rapidly Deployable Battalion headquarters in Bunia of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the first thing that catches the eye is a huge plaque that says "Peace begins with a smile".

May 17, 2018
May 17, 2018

WHO calls emergency meeting on Congo's Ebola outbreak

The UN World Health Organization will convene an Emergency Committee on Friday to consider the international risks of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, WHO spokesman Christian Lindmeier says

May 17, 2018
May 17, 2018

WHO calls emergency meeting on Congo's Ebola outbreak

The UN World Health Organization will convene an Emergency Committee on Friday to consider the international risks of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, WHO spokesman Christian Lindmeier says

September 30, 2017
September 30, 2017

Congo military plane crashes in Kinshasa, killing 12: Minister

A military cargo plane crashes in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa, killing its 12 crew members, the defence minister says